Art, Culture & Youth Affairs Minister Alok Ranjan Jha assures full support for development of NCC
News Desk : Madhubani
National Cadet Corps (NCC), the largest uniformed youth organization in the world, is celebrating 73rd anniversary of its raising on 28th November’2021. Marking this solemn occasion, a grand event was organised at LS College Muzaffarpur which included Guard of Honour, Flag Area display, Cultural Dance & Debate on NCC as Elective Subject.
The event was graced by Alok Ranjan Jha, Minister of Art, Culture & Youth Affairs, Govt. of Bihar as chief guest. Director of Art, Culture & Youth Affairs Sanjay Sinha(IAS) and Principal of LS College Dr. O.P. Rai were also present as the Guest of Honour. Maj. Gen. M.Indrabalan, ADG, Bihar & Jharkhand NCC Directorate was the chief host.
On the occasion, the Minister Alok Ranjan lauded the role of NCC in developing the youth of Bihar and many initiatives taken by the NCC Directorate to popularise & strengthen NCC in Bihar. He assured full support of his department for further development of NCC. Chief host Maj. Gen. M.Indrabalan highlighted the achievement of Bihar & Jharkhand NCC Directorate as the first Directorate to successfully implement digital enrollment through NETSA, a customized App, developed with help of Bihar Govt. He also briefly covered forthcoming ‘Patna Half Marathon’ being hosted by NCC and Department of Arts, Culture and Youth Affairs.
The NCC day is also being celebrated all over the country with cadets participating in marches, blood donation camps and social development programmes. In the year gone by, NCC has successfully overcome the restrictions imposed by COVID-19 Pandemic and effectively executed the assigned mission. Contributions of cadets through various initiatives in the management of the pandemic have been widely appreciated by the people across the country.
The launch of ‘NCC Alumni Association’ by Prime Minister in a grand ceremony held at Jhansi on November 19, 2021 has added another feather in the cap of NCC. Narendra Modi was made the first member of this prestigious alumni association. Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh was made the second member of this association. In Bihar an impetus is being given to enroll ex-cadets. This association will bring all ex-cadets and uniformed persons, who have served in NCC, on one platform for furtherance of aims & objectives of the organisation and effectively participate in society & community development for the common good.
The NCC continues its relentless efforts, towards moulding the present-day youth into responsible citizens of tomorrow.